Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station

Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica

Travel Blogs from Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station

Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station Travel Blogs (24)
Trip to the Pole, Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica travel blog

Trip to the Pole

A travel blog entry by austin451

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... all of our belongings palletized in cargo nets in the back of the large cargo hold in which we sit. 11/9 I'm at the South Pole. It's a little past midnight, and my thick curtain can barely block the intense sunlight through the window of my ...

Christmas at the Wrong Pole, Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica travel blog

Christmas at the Wrong Pole

A travel blog entry by austin451

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... to match my horned balaclava.  We partied with a new world record-holder (fastest ski journey from the sea to the South Pole... but he walked), then sang an improvised song about him and his frostbite.  Other performances of the night included ...

Christmas at Santa

Christmas at Santa's Summer Home

A travel blog entry by mesabree

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... unsafe with ten or so drunk and smiling Polies crammed into a three person work area.    It should be noted however, that the South Pole galley is no regular kitchen.  Most of our food has been lying frozen for the last ten years or so, and ...

South Pole Outdoor Beach Party, Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica travel blog

South Pole Outdoor Beach Party

A travel blog entry by mesabree

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... does have its ups, though.  They have three bars with differing atmospheres, and a bowling alley. One of the perks of South Pole is you get to take fun pictures with the ceremonial pole marker, which looks just like a barber pole--red and white ...